Colgate's On-Demand Shuttle can be booked by visitors or members of the community for trips between campus and Syracuse or Utica.

The service offers students, employees, and campus visitors easy and safe transport to and from Hancock International Airport and the bus and train stations. It also provides students a cost-effective option for small groups (four or more) to book trips to local/regional destinations. 

Face coverings are required on public transportation.
Shuttle service is operated by First Transit.

Reservations

Email completed request form to colgate.ondemandscheduling@firstgroup.com

Download request form

Deadline

Reservation requestions must be sent in by

  • 5 PM two days before the trip if the trip occurs during the week
    • Ex. If you need to reserve an On-Demand Shuttle for Friday at 1 PM, you will need to send the request form in no later than Wednesday at 5:00 PM
  • 5 PM on Thursday for trips occurring on Saturday, Sunday, or Monday
    • Ex. If you need to reserve an On-Demand Shuttle for Sunday at 1 PM, you will need to send the request form in no later than Thursday at 5:00 PM

First Transit Fees

Fees effective Sept. 1, 2021. To learn more about pricing information for alternate destinations, please contact First Transit using the contact information above. All fees listed below are per person.
Hancock International Airport- Syracuse Boehlert Transportation Ctr. - Utica Union Station
1 Rider $50.79 1 Rider $40.63
2 Riders $25.40 2 Riders $20.32
3 Riders $16.93 3 Riders $13.54
4 Riders $12.70 4 Riders $10.16
5 Riders $10.16 5 Riders $8.13

 

Questions or Comments?

For booking or transportation questions, please contact First Transit at 315-228-4287 or Colgate.OnDemandScheduling@firstgroup.com.

For feedback regarding service, please contact Colgate's purchasing office at purchasing@colgate.edu or cruiserfeedback@colgate.edu.

First Transit Office Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday

  • 6:30AM – 12PM
  • 12:30PM – 3PM
  • 4PM – 9PM
  • 9:30PM – 12:30AM
     

Late Night Coverage Wednesday and Fridays

  • 12AM - 3AM
     

Saturday

  • 6PM – 10PM
  • 10:30PM – 3AM
     

Sunday

  • 12pm – 5:30PM